E ISSN: 2583-049X

International Journal of Advanced Multidisciplinary Research and Studies

Volume 4, Issue 1, 2024

The Impact of the Frequency of Different Forage Mixed with Temulawak Powder on the Productivity of Kaur Cattle

Author(s): M Fiqri Zulpadly


Kaur cattle, Bengkulu's local livestock genetic resources (SDG-T), must be preserved and utilized to increase livestock production. The purpose of this study was to determine the productivity of Kaur cattle through observing the results of feed consumption, daily body weight gain, and feed conversion. For the purpose of this study, twelve Kaur bulls aged 1.5 to two years, weighing between 160 and 180 kilograms were used. Green feed is given by adding ginger flour 1% of body weight and is regulated in the number of times it is given. Cattle feed consists of dry matter as much as 3% of body weight. For this study, the main feed was concentrate and elephant grass (70%:30%). There were three treatment groups, each with four repetitions. P1 is given once every day at 08.00 a.m; P2 is administered twice daily at 08.00 a.m and 12.00 p.m; and P3 is given three times every day at 08.00 a.m, 12.00 noon, and 16.00 p.m. Data is evaluated by ANOVA and unidirectional pattern. The results showed that the average daily feed consumption from highest to lowest was P3 = 9.59 ± 4.03; P2 = 9.51 ± 8.51; P1 = 9.13 ± 6.99 kg/head/day. The average daily body weight gain from highest to lowest was P3 = 1.59 ± 3.00; P2 = 1.53 ± 3.07; P1 = 1.38 ± 5.33 kg/head/day. The results show that there is no significant difference between the two. P3 = 9.35 ± 0.67; P2 = 9.26 ± 1.07; and P1 = 8.98 ± 1.14. There was no significant difference in feed conversion from highest to lowest. Consumption of forage and ginger flour at different times did not affect the productivity of Kaur cattle.

Keywords: Forage Feed, Turmeric Powder, Kaur Cattle, Productivity

Pages: 1165-1168

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